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Beni Suef: Salafis forbid celebrating Sham el-Nessim

By-Gergis Wahib

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Wednesday ,18 April 2012

Beni Suef: Salafis forbid celebrating Sham el-Nessim

Spirit of life magazine issued by the Salafist movement in Beni Suef, which is distributed throughout a large number of mosques after Friday prayers, forbad celebrating Sham el-Nessim (a pharaonic feast). It said that it is a pharaonic feast which was related to agriculture then it became related to Christians; their great lent and the Passover (Easter). 

Muslims shouldn’t celebrate the feasts of non-Muslims, as Allah has given us our feasts. We shouldn’t imitate them as their feasts have haram and bad practices, it added.